Latin Americans might have expected, after following the free-market economic policies of the ‘Washington consensus’ for a dozen years, that the region would have begun to savor the fruits of openness. But with some exceptions—notably Chile, Costa Rica, and much of Mexico—the fruit has turned out to be bitter, as economic openness appears to have accelerated social disintegration.
Research Article| February 01 2003
Good-Bye to the Washington Consensus?
Current History (2003) 102 (661): 58–64.
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James E. Mahon; Good-Bye to the Washington Consensus?. Current History 1 February 2003; 102 (661): 58–64. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2003.102.661.58
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